Thu.Nov 14, 2019

Why Your Innovation Team Needs Both Big-Picture and Granular Thinking

IdeaScale

Looking to the horizon is a good thing, but also just the start.?. The devil is in the details.” Look at the forest, not the trees.” These two aphorisms are thrown around constantly when discussing innovation strategy, and at first, they seem contradictory.

Focus on the Problem, not the Customer’s Request

Destination Innovation

Image by William Iven from Pixabay. The best innovations solve real problems. They provide solutions that customers are prepared to pay money for. So it seems to make sense that we should listen carefully to customer requests. But this can be a mistake.

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Why a people-first strategy is dimension 2 of successful innovation

Exago

While leadership is the first dimension to innovate successfully in 2020, a good innovation leader is only as good as the sum of his or her parts. This brings us to the second dimension: implementing a people-first strategy.

Vision for 2020: 5 Innovative Marketing Strategies to Try Out in the New Year

InnovationManagement

With each new year, marketers think about the success and failures of the current year, as well as what they're going to do better during the next. The post Vision for 2020: 5 Innovative Marketing Strategies to Try Out in the New Year appeared first on Innovation Management.

Assessing and Fostering a Culture of Innovation

Speaker: Magnus Penker, CEO & Founder, Innovation360 Group

Welcome to an interactive empowering session on how to sharpen your future through innovation management, which can help guide your company’s goals. During this webinar, Magnus Penker, international thought leader and author, will dive into how to assess and foster culture and capabilities for innovation.

Paid Advertising Isn’t The Only Way To Grow A Business

Game-Changer

I recently joined a chat of entrepreneurs and a person brought up the topic of business growth. Specifically, she said that someone who is not willing to spend money on advertising to grow a business is not an entrepreneur. I think her comment is biased, she runs a social media agency, and ignorant. Let me explain… A business I had some years ago, Blu Maya, we helped brands create word of mouth through brand experience.

If You Want to Get Paid to Speak – Here’s How

Innovation Excellence

There’s all sorts of advice on how to be a better speaker, but advice on how to be a professional speaker is pretty dismal. Here are 8 steps for building a sustainable business as a professional speaker. I’ve been on the professional speaking circuit for the past 30 years. During that time I’ve developed an. Leadership Public Speaking side hustle

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Why do so many executives hate budgeting?

Focused Momentum

“ It just sucks. Every year we try to make improvements, and it gets better, but it still sucks.”. This is a sentiment expressed by the CEO of a successful and fast-growth technology company on a conference panel last month.

How I used Board of Innovation’s tactics to launch a startup

Board of Innovation

Former innovation consultant Zygi Krupskis talks about how he used what he learned working here to co-found the startup, Persy Booths. The post How I used Board of Innovation’s tactics to launch a startup appeared first on Board of Innovation. All Inspiration

Why do so many executives hate annual planning?

Focused Momentum

“ It just sucks. Every year we try to make improvements, and it gets better, but it still sucks.”. A sentiment expressed by the CEO of a successful and fast-growth technology company on a conference panel last month.

How to Excel as a Young Leader

CMOE

There’s one main goal that all young leaders have in common: progress. They want their brands to make progress. But most of all, they want to make personal progress in their abilities as a leader. Transformational leadership is a model focused on change and growth.

11 Proven Ways to Turn Your Culture into a Culture of Innovation

Learn the 11 proven strategies that you can implement quickly to get every employee innovating and contributing to the growth of your company.

Uncovering Breakthroughs — Six Steps

Innovation Leader

How do you solve a problem if you don’t know the biggest challenges to focus on? Ludwig Melik and Sara Husk of Planbox explain

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Creative Problem Solving Workshop

InnovationTraining.org

Discover what to expect at a creative problem solving workshop and when your organization could benefit from a training session. Creative problem solving is an innovation framework focused around better ideation and brainstorming sessions.

#1,575 – MediSieve

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

They power MRI machines, make stereos, earphones, and televisions possible, and help us store data in computers. They even help seal the doors to refrigerators and freezers.

How Insights Executives at Three Big Brands are Driving Innovation

New Markets Advisors

I spent last week at The Market Research Event (TMRE) in Las Vegas, talking to Insights and Innovation professionals about the challenges… Continue reading on New Markets Insights ». innovation jobs-to-be-done customer-experience market-research marketing

5 Product Traps - And Better Paths

Speaker: Johanna Rothman, Management Consultant, Rothman Consulting Group

Is your agile team overloaded with feature requests, with no time for discovery? Do your roadmaps read like impossible wish lists? Well, you’re not alone. It may seem impossible now, but what if we said that with a few changes, you could be meeting deadlines with the ability to predict progress with accuracy, be happy with your progress against the roadmap, and be making time for near-continuous discovery? Johanna Rothman has seen this all too often across many different organizations. She will take us through five common traps that agile product teams fall into – and likely you are in several of those traps right now. And good news - she has ways to avoid them!

#1,574 – Don’t Do It For The Gram

Greatest. Idea. Ever.

According to published reports Instagram is considering doing the unthinkable: testing a new model in the U.S. that would do away with public likes. The rationale is simple: get us to stop comparing ourselves to each other.

Application Management Is Vital For People Management

The Human Factor

contributed post –. Technology is moving at the speed of sound. At least it is in development terms. Software that was once new, amazing and took the world by storm, is now stale and old Yet it may have only been 3-5 years. That’s how quickly things can change the modern world of business.